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Sprint said to use Nextel to court business customers

While the carrier has no plans to bring back the push-to-talk network, the Nextel brand reportedly will be attached to "premium" services aimed at business customers.

By December 31, 2013

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Sprint's Hesse leaves carrier the way he found it: Needing a turnaround

Dan Hesse, stepping down as chief of the US's third-largest wireless carrier after seven years, helped clear up Sprint's baggage. But the company still lacks a key essential: new subscribers.

By August 7, 2014

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Sprint stems customer bleeding in return to Q1 profit

Sprint's core wireless brand and prepaid service continued to lose customers, though not as rapidly, amid a long network upgrade.

By July 30, 2014

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T-Mobile's network gets a boost with more capacity, LTE-powered calls

The company says it has expanded the availability of voice-over LTE to 15 markets, while its higher capacity network reaches 16 markets.

By June 18, 2014

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Sprint on track to shut down Nextel iDEN network on June 30

If you're one of the last million Nextel customers still on the network, it's time to look elsewhere.

By May 1, 2013

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Sprint's critical turning point: The death of Nextel

Still facing an ugly second quarter ahead, the wireless carrier is poised for a turnaround as it shuts down the Nextel network.

By April 24, 2013

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Sprint's Nextel defection drives 415,000-subscriber loss in Q1

Sprint slightly narrowed its loss as customers on the Nextel side of the business continue to drop off ahead of the network shutdown. The company added 1.5 million iPhones in the quarter.

By April 24, 2013

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Verizon rebrands AWS spectrum as XLTE

XLTE will essentially offer faster peak data speeds and make more bandwidth available during heavy traffic times.

By May 19, 2014

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Framily's a hit? Sprint CEO calls it fastest growing plan ever

The carrier's "friends and family" program hit the 1 million customer mark in less than 40 days. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse calls it the foundation for a "innovation and marketing" platform.

By April 29, 2014

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Apple granted boatload of patents, including one for push-to-talk

A total of 46 patents were approved Tuesday, but whether the technologies will find their way into an Apple product remains to be seen.

By April 8, 2014